What does the titmouse look like?
When studying birds it is important to try to remember what all the birds look like. A titmouse is a small song bird from the chickadee and tit family
What type of bird is small has light grey feathers bluish grey feet and legs and a tuft of feathers like a cardinal?
Oh, you're describing a titmouse! There are two kinds of titmice that this one might be - it mainly depends on where you saw it. If you were back East (Texas north to Minnesota and east to the Atlantic, it was a Tufted Titmouse. If you were out West, Mew Mexico north to Wyoming and west to the Pacific, it was likely the Plain Titmouse. And if you were somewhere between there...well, it may have…
The titmouse (order Passeriformes), have 46 species throughout the world. Though mainly eating insects, caterpillars, etc. they will also feed on bread, seeds, fat (suet) and peanuts from birdtables. So they are omnivores, especially during winter when insects are scarce. And carnivores, especially when breeding and feeding their young when caterpillars are plentiful.